Entries by Ocean Doctor

Save Penguins and Threatened Wildlife at Earth’s Remotest Places

[youtube gm_ijHoMZ6I 560 340]   On March 16, 2011, a horrific environmental disaster occurred at the most remote inhabited island group in the world, Tristan da Cunha, that threatened the second largest concentration of seabirds in the world. Marine scientist Dr. David E. Guggenheim, president of  Ocean Doctor, was aboard a ship that received a distress […]

Hope Beneath the Bering Sea!

Yesterday I received wonderful news from colleague and friend, John Hocevar at Greenpeace, who has been on the front s in Juneau seeking protection for the world’s largest underwater canyons, both in Alaska’s Bering Sea: Zhemchug Canyon and Pribilof Canyon, the “Grand Canyons” of the sea. According to John, “the [North Pacific Fishery Management] Council […]

Get Your Cape On for World Oceans Day!

June 8th is World Oceans Day, and the message from our oceans is clear: They need you! So duck into the nearest phone booth (if you can find one) and reveal the Ocean Superhero inside!  Many thanks to those of you who to the “Deep Pledge of the Legion of Ocean Superheroes” and are now […]

Action Alert: Grand Canyons of the Bering Sea

Protect the Bering Sea’s Grand Canyons Background In 2007, Greenpeace launched a groundbreaking expedition to explore the two largest underwater canyons in the world, in the heart of the Bering Sea. It was the first time manned submersibles ever entered these canyons and human eyes gazed directly upon their treasures. Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David […]